Word! Chronic

Word! Chronic

Chronic

(En español: Crónico)

Say: krah-nik

This word refers to an illness that a person has for a long time or an illness that goes away and keeps coming back. Diabetes and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis are examples of chronic illnesses.





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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